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  • Luxury Fashion and Cultureby Arch G. Woodside; Eunju Ko

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    Luxury Fashion and Culture provides new theory, recipes of methods, and findings on how culture helps humans manage and respond to luxury fashion enactments. It is unique in conjoining sociology, psychology, marketing, and economics to advance fashion marketing theory and research. more...

  • Ganz mein Stilby Katharina Blansjaar; Cornelia Federer; Grafisches Centrum Cuno GmbH; Ursula Trümpy; Buch&Grafik; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Andrea Klaiber; Anne Seeger

    Beobachter-Edition 2014; US$ 35.99

    Kleidung ist ein sozialer Code. Doch wer kennt ihn? Wie kann man ihn sich zunutze machen und weiterhin seine individuelle Freiheiten geniessen? Schon mit der Wahl der richtigen Kleidungsstücke, Schnitte und Materialien können Sie sich ganz leicht in ein anderes Licht rücken. Es gibt Stil jenseits von Luxusmode und Magermodels. Katharina Blansjaar... more...

  • Statussymbol Modeby Julia K Weber

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 54.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Funktionen und Bedeutungen von Kleider-Mode gehen über die reine Demonstration von Status und Prestige weit hinaus; sie reichen von Zeitkultur-Aspekten, dem momentanen "Style", über komunikative bis hin zu kulturellen Aspekten und Funktionen. Mode erfüllt also ganz unterschiedliche Zwecke, sie ist Mittel zur Selbstdarstellung... more...

  • Glamourby Carol Dyhouse

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 19.95

    Glamour: Women, History, Feminism explores the changing meanings of the word glamour, its relationship to femininity and fashion, and its place in twentieth-century social history. Using a rich variety of sources – from women's magazines and film, to social surveys and life histories – Carol Dyhouse examines with wit and insight the history... more...

  • Fashion in Popular Cultureby Joseph H. Hancock

    Intellect 2013; US$ 20.00

    This book cover both historical and contemporary concerns, including the role fashion plays in subcultures. Fashion is a phenomenon that exemplifies diversity across cultures.It is dependent on time and place and commonly defined as the prevailing style at a given moment or place. Fashion is codified and endowed with social meanings about gender, sexuality... more...

  • Keeping Up Appearancesby Catherine Horwood

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    The British have always been concerned about accent, appearance and class, but at no time during the twentieth century was 'keeping up appearances' more important than during the 1920s and 1930s. From the impecunious youth anxious to create a favourable impression at the local tennis club dance to female office workers advised by the Daily Mail that... more...

  • The Fashioned Selfby Joanne Finkelstein

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book examines the nature of the self and self-identity in the modern age, and the way in which they have been moulded through the alteration of bodily appearance, exemplified fashions, facelifts and diets. The idea that an individual's character is revealed through physical appearance is, Finkelstein argues, deeply embedded in Western culture.... more...

  • Clothingby Robert Ross

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    In virtually all the countries of the world, men, and to a lesser extent women, are today dressed in very similar clothing. This book gives a compelling account and analysis of the process by which this has come about. At the same time it takes seriously those places where, for whatever reason, this process has not occurred, or has been reversed, and... more...

  • Fashion Culturesby Stella Bruzzi; Pamela Church Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Fashion Cultures Revisited draws together in one volume the disparate areas of discussion to examine fashion's relationship to film, photography, commerce and gender politics. more...

  • It's Not About the Clothesby Luke Reichle

    Luke Reichle 2014; US$ 9.99

    From the style guru behind the fashion on the ABC hit series Castle: What do you say to yourself when you look in the mirror? As a species, we have an image problem: When we look in the mirror, we don’t see what’s there. It doesn’t seem to matter if you’re the hottest thing on the red carpet or a hairdresser from Red Hook, the minute... more...